courts http://kios.org en Nebraska court dismisses same-sex divorce appeal http://kios.org/post/nebraska-court-dismisses-same-sex-divorce-appeal <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal of a same-sex couple seeking a divorce in Nebraska. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:03:27 +0000 Associated Press 48657 at http://kios.org Nebraska high court to rule on state's smoking ban http://kios.org/post/nebraska-high-court-rule-states-smoking-ban <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court will decide whether a lower court was right to strike down exceptions in the state's public smoking ban. Thu, 29 May 2014 17:56:50 +0000 Associated Press 47941 at http://kios.org Court hears arguments in same-sex divorce case http://kios.org/post/court-hears-arguments-same-sex-divorce-case <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The case of a woman who wants to divorce her same-sex partner after legally marrying in Iowa is now in the hands of the Nebraska Supreme Court. Thu, 29 May 2014 13:01:40 +0000 Associated Press 47923 at http://kios.org Nebraska appeals court upholds denial of appeal http://kios.org/post/nebraska-appeals-court-upholds-denial-appeal <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Court of Appeals rejected the appeal of a man serving life for the 1984 shooting death of his wife in Omaha. Wed, 28 May 2014 13:01:30 +0000 Associated Press 47864 at http://kios.org Court rejects challenge to Nebraska city's immigration law http://kios.org/post/court-rejects-challenge-nebraska-citys-immigration-law <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to a Nebraska city ordinance that bans renting homes to immigrants living in the country illegally. Mon, 05 May 2014 15:57:28 +0000 Associated Press 46705 at http://kios.org Iowa court adopts new media rules for courtrooms http://kios.org/post/iowa-court-adopts-new-media-rules-courtrooms <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A rule going into effect May 1 will allow members of the news media to use laptops and cell phones in Iowa courtrooms with permission. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:45:37 +0000 Associated Press 45238 at http://kios.org Neb. high court vacates life sentences of 3 men http://kios.org/post/neb-high-court-vacates-life-sentences-3-men <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has vacated the sentences of three men ordered imprisoned for life without parole when they were juveniles, citing a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down such sentences. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 20:43:19 +0000 Associated Press 42647 at http://kios.org Nebraska high court denies new murder trial to 2 men http://kios.org/post/nebraska-high-court-denies-new-murder-trial-2-men <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has denied new trials for two Omaha men convicted in the 2008 shooting death of another man outside an Omaha American Legion hall.</span></p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 18:22:34 +0000 Associated Press 38937 at http://kios.org Council Bluffs settles wrongful conviction lawsuit http://kios.org/post/council-bluffs-settles-wrongful-conviction-lawsuit <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) &mdash; The city of Council Bluffs has settled a lawsuit with two Omaha, Neb., men who sought millions of dollars after the courts concluded they were wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for 25 years.</span> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 13:09:03 +0000 Associated Press 37407 at http://kios.org Appeals court: jury should decide on Creighton med student case http://kios.org/post/appeals-court-jury-should-decide-creighton-med-student-case <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court says a jury should be allowed to decide whether Creighton University discriminated against a deaf medical school student.</span> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 14:34:25 +0000 Associated Press 24512 at http://kios.org